Category Archives: Announcements

Announcement: Earn a Graduate Certificate in Digital Public Humanities Online

By The Editors | May 21, 2015

From the announcement: Digital tools and resources are transforming the ways in which we research, interpret, and communicate. Be part of this change by enrolling in the new graduate online Digital Public Humanities Certificate created by the Department of History and Art History and the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George […]

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Announcement: Black Girls CODE DC Chapter Meet & Greet Kick Off Tickets, Washington

By The Editors | May 19, 2015

<![endif] [if lt IE 9]>From the announcement: We are Black Girls CODE, a nonprofit organization whose mission has transformed to a global movement to give young girls of color, age 7-17, the tools to become inventors, leaders and creators of their own future in the world’s technology economy. To date we have educated and introduced […]

Announcement: Digital Curation Workflow and Tools Workshop

By The Editors | May 14, 2015

The workshop covers essential questions that will need to be answered in order to create an efficient and sustainable workflow for digital preservation. The instructor will share digital preservation management strategies and provide practical planning tips and examples of workflows from differing organizations both large and small. Read the Full Post Here.

Announcement: National Digital Stewardship Alliance Seeking New Host Organization

By the Editors | May 7, 2015

From the announcement: Founded in 2010, the National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) is a consortium of institutions that are committed to the long-term preservation of digital information. NDSA’s mission is to establish, maintain and advance the capacity to preserve digital resources for the benefit of present and future generations. The NDSA comprises over 160 participating […]

Announcement: WWII Teacher Professional Development Website Goes Live

By the Editors | May 5, 2015

From the Announcement: The Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media (RRCHNM) is proud to announce the launch of Understanding Sacrifice (abmceducation.org/understandingsacrifice). Sponsored by the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC), this website is part of an 18-month professional development program for middle- and high-school teachers. Working with National History Day and RRCHNM, 18 teachers are […]

Announcement: The Digital Public Library of America Partners with President Obama to Provide Children with Greater Access to Ebooks

By the Editors | May 5, 2015

From the Announcement: Today President Obama announced a major new program, with the Digital Public Library of America as a core partner, that will provide children from across the country with greater access to thousands of ebooks. The Open eBooks initiative will include ebooks from DPLA’s extensive collection of openly available content as well as […]

Announcement: ARL Joins New Re:Create Coalition to Promote Balanced Copyright

By the Editors | April 30, 2015

From the announcement: Today, April 28, 2015, ARL joined US technology companies, trade associations, and civil society organizations in the launch of Re:Create, a coalition that promotes balanced copyright policy. A balanced copyright system depends on limitations and exceptions, such as fair use. As technology advances, it is imperative that the copyright law is responsive […]

Announcement: Playing with Data: Ubiquitous Commons at King’s College in London

By the Editors | April 30, 2015

From the announcement: Come with us on June 3rd for a performative, full day workshop at King’s College in London in which we will experiment just how much data we generate as human beings, citizens and members of communities. Source: Playing with Data: Ubiquitous Commons at King’s College in London

Announcement: PressForward Institute August 13-14, 2015

By the Editors | April 30, 2015

From the announcement: How can investigators make better use of the abundance of high-quality research available on the web? As contributions increase to open-access repositories, journals, and social media communities, the task of discovering, evaluating, and sharing relevant work with peers and collaborators grows more challenging. For those in the sciences, materials like data, pre-prints, […]